A friend thinks this may be just what the Royals need to get their mojo back.
SungWoo Lee, the South Korean Royals fan, will be back in town next week as the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary “#BringBackSungWoo” will make its debut in Kansas City.
You may recalled that SungWoo visited Kansas City in August 2014, and he was embraced by the city and the Royals. That spurred filmmaker Josh Swade to help bring SungWoo back during the playoffs last October and then do the documentary.
The film is 30 minutes long, and it will be shown on Grantland and ESPN.com on Oct. 7. It will be shown for the first time on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at Regnier Extreme Screen at Union Station. Tickets are not for sale.
However, fans can get them by going to www.facebook.com/KCFilmFest. Additionally,
The news release for the event says Swade would do a question-and-answer session following the film with a video link with SungWoo. However, Allied Integrated Marketing said SungWood will be at the premier.
My guess is he’ll catch at least one game, too, since the Royals are back in town for their final regular-season home stand starting on Tuesday.